The Bowers & Wilkins P9 Signature is their largest ever over-ear headphone, exemplifing all of the acoustic and design innovation skills that have been amassed on their 50 year journey toward excellence in sound reproduction.
Celebrating 50 years of audio excellence.
the P9 Signature Headphone is a labour of love, conceived by the B&W engineering team in the highly regarded Steyning Research Establishement (SRE) in West Susses, England. This holly ground for Audio innovation was founded by the late John Bowers as a centre for design excellence. To this day the SRE remains the heart of Bowers & Wilkins and the mind and soul that creates the products for music lovers across the world.
Engineering by masters of sound for lovers of sound.
An optimised cabinet.
P9 Signature's elegant ear cups contain sophisticated acoustic cabinets perfected using Finite Element Analysis. Unising composites and aluminium this highly optimised acoustic environment enables the drive unit to it's job of rendering your music with complete precision.
P9's Signature's headband cleverly decouples ear earcup. But why? This approach prevents unwanted vibration transimitting between each earcup and the headband. The consequental result is the removal of distortion and is just one of the reasons why the P9 is so clear and open sounding.
Bowers & Wilkins engineers developed an advanced new drive unit for the P9 Signature with a clever suspension system that enables it to provide precision at high frequencies and fantastic complance for superb bass reproduction.
Crafting sound that exceeds expectations
Bowers & Wilkins engineers have angled the drivers in the P9 Signature to provide a more nature listening experience. the endevour to create stereo sounds that are so much closers to real life, that align in the fornt of the sound stage rather than to the sides.
Equisitely crafted Saffiano leather
It's no mistake that the P9 Signature looks like a very luxury item. The headband and earcups are crafted from the finiest Italian Saffiano leather made by Scabrenta. A unique stamping technique is used to give the leather a distinct cross-hatch finish.
Alcantara carry case
P9 Signature's luxry carry case is the perfec partner for Bowers & Wilkins flagship headphone. Dressed in Alcantara, the 100% Italian made tech tech luxury material protects your investment and reflects both the beauty and exclusivity of this special asset.
Headphone type > Circum aural headphone
Features > Nylon damped cone with acoustic coating, Large surround diaphragm, CCAW coil with external large pole magnet, Dual cavity ear cushions, Controlled acoustic air leak cushions, Changeable ear cushions, Detachable cable, Folding (hinged) design
Drive units > 2x ø40mm (1.6in) full range
Impedance > 22 ohms
Frequency range > 2Hz to 30kHz
Distortion (THD) <0.2% (1KHz/10mW)
Max. input power > 50mW
Sensitivity > 111dB/V at 1kHz
Inputs > 3.5mm stereo jack (TRRS 4-pole CTIA spec.) / 3.5mm stereo jack (TRS 3-pole unbalanced stereo spec.)
Cable length >1.2m and 5m
Net weight > 415g
Finish > Real leather and metal
Apple compatibility > Made for iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5, iPhone 4s, iPad Pro, iPad mini 4, iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3, iPad Air, iPad mini 2, iPad mini, iPad (4th generation), iPad (3rd generation), iPad 2, iPod touch (6th generation), iPod touch (5th generation), iPod nano (7th generation).
*Free Apple Lighting cable will be available eary 2017 for iPhone 7